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Cutter for Rotary Boring-Drills.

Description: Patent for an improvement to Hughes' previously patented rotary cutter design for oil drilling equipment (no. 930,759, 1909), to increase the cutting surface area and durability of the cutter.
Date: June 15, 1915
Creator: Hughes, Howard R.

Rotary-Disk Boring-Drill.

Description: Patent for improvements to rotary disk boring drills, including a "novel means for securely locking in the head the spindles on which the cutters are rotatably mounted."
Date: June 15, 1915
Creator: Hughes, Howard R.

Rotary Boring-Drill.

Description: Patent for improvements to rotary boring drills.
Date: May 15, 1915
Creator: Hughes, Howard R.

Alarm Device.

Description: Patent for an alarm device "to be used in connection with a boiler and operatively connected with the steam whistle, whereby when the water falls below a certain level in the boiler the mechanism will automatically operate to blow the whistle" (lines 11-16). Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 15, 1914
Creator: Priester, Joel E.

Safety Device for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a safety device for a locomotive that can be automatically tripped to shut off the steam from the locomotive engine and apply air to the brake mechanism. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 15, 1914
Creator: Conover, James W.

Automobile Body.

Description: Patent for an automobile body that is designed for people who enjoy doing outdoor activities. Compares this design to the current design of what is called "touring cars."
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Saxon, Frank

Fruit and Vegetable Washer

Description: Patent for a fruit and vegetable washer that will also remove the skins on the fruits and vegetables.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Carpenter, John C.

Liquid or Gaseous Fuel Burner.

Description: Patent for a fuel burner with a simple design, which is readily taken apart or assembled, and is manufactured at a comparatively small cost.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Vandaveer, Heber Clark & Stoy, Guy Everett

Combined Board-Set and Nail-Driver

Description: Patent for a combined board set and nail driver that allows nails to be driven into wall boards without scarring the wood.
Date: August 15, 1911
Creator: Vaughan, Alonzo

Cylinder-Mounting for Carriage-Feeds

Description: Patent for a cylinder mounting for carriage feeds in sawmills which wears less easily than other models.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Myer, Clayton Pittinger

Rail Fastening

Description: Patent for rail fastening. This invention is designed to fasten railroad rails and consists spikes, bolts, and a flange. Illustration included.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: Percival, Herbert E. & Key, Brewer W.

Windmill Motor

Description: Patent for windmill motor. Illustration included.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: La Bauve, Valcoure J.

Indicator

Description: Patent for an indicator. This indicator if for the use with cars as a means for moving a belt that displays the name of streets. Illustration included.
Date: December 15, 1908
Creator: Bell, Harry M.

Well-Blower

Description: Patent for a well blower that is able to discharge the contents of a well at different air pressure levels. Illustrations included.
Date: December 15, 1908
Creator: McEvoy, Joseph H.

Band-Cutter and Feeder

Description: Patent for a band cutter and feeder which cuts the bands that tie bundles of grain and feeds the grain into a threshing machine. Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1908
Creator: Richmond, George E.

Discharge for Tank-Cars.

Description: Patent for a oil tanker discharge system, which has the valves for releasing the oil on the exterior of the tank to allow for for repair work without entering the oil tank, thereby avoiding the dangers of gas inhalation to workmen.
Date: October 15, 1907
Creator: Russell, William D.

Wire Winding Machine

Description: Patent for a wire winding machine. This invention is designed to place wire to support pipes. Illustrations included.
Date: May 15, 1906
Creator: Layne, Mahlon E.

Ratchet-Wrench.

Description: Patent for a wrench that uses friction-rollers to clamp the thing that is being turned. A rotary ring-shaped cam is what actually turns the wrench's object, and there are teeth that surround the outside of the cam. A pawl, when turning the handle, turns the teeth. This is what makes the cam rotate.
Date: September 15, 1896
Creator: Fisk, Marston

Gas-Governor.

Description: Patent for an improved gas governor that are used with gas-meters in supply-buildings and accurately regulates gas flow and pressure. The invention is a general improvement on gas governors, and is efficient in its operation.
Date: August 15, 1893
Creator: Martyr, Leonard W. & Eldridge, Hilliary

Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "the post having projecting pins or studs combined with the gate having the hinges composed of a pair of plates bolted together, the said plates being swelled outward to provide collars, which are provided with cams" (lines 66-71).
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Friday, Henry

Saw Set.

Description: Patent for a new and improved saw-set. This design "is to set saw-teeth in a new and efficient manner without the use of a lever" (lines 14-16). To this end, it "consist[s] of the frame having the arms, blade-bearings, setting-recess, and the three screws" (lines 48-50).
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Peter, Henry

Manufacture of Soap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved soap-making process. This process "consist[s] in applying hydraulic pressure to the mass undergoing mixture and steam-heating . . . [and] thoroughly mixing the ingredients . . . in a close vessel by means of rotary blades, heating the same by steam, and at the same time applying pressure by means of a hydraulic pump to the said mixture" (lines 86-95).
Date: December 15, 1885
Creator: Grant, William A.

Soap Manufacturing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved soap maker. This design consists in "[t]he charger, having outline-pipe, in combination with [the] compressor having within the same a steam-heated coil and a rotary mixer, a hydraulic pump connected to said compressor, pressure-gage, and safety-valve" (lines 24-29).
Date: December 15, 1885
Creator: Grant, William A.